High Schools and Military Recruiters

Recently, the Peace House was sent a copy of a letter written by a Metro area high school student expressing frustration at presence of military recruiters in his high school. A portion of that letter is printed here along with reflections by Risa Wilkinson, a member of the local Oklahoma Committee for Conscientious Objectors (OCCO). … Read more…

Five Oklahoma Women in Crawford on Thursday

Rev. Kathy McCallie, Okla.City, Peggy Johnson, Lexington, Serena Blaiz of Oklahoma City, Melissa Rabe of Blanchard, Mary de Julius of Muskogee. Activists from around the nation, and news media from around the world are in Crawford, TX, to see whether President Bush will grant an interview with Cindy Sheehan. At least five Oklahoma women are … Read more…

We Walked for Peace

Sleet and cold did not stop 300 stalwart activists from showing up Sunday afternoon to listen to words from community leaders and walk together encircling the Murrah National Memorial. Live music by Mary Reynolds, Louise Goldberg and James Collins warmed hearts before a welcoming by MC Nathaniel Batchelder. Episcopal Bishop Shannon Mallory spoke to humanity’s … Read more…